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Master's Degree Programme in Creativity and Arts in Social and Health Fields (in English)

Autumn 2021

Classification
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Creativity, Culture, Arts and Well-being - Advanced-level Studies
                     
Creativity, Health and Well-being 10
 
   
       
Multidisciplinary Dialogue in Reconstructing Professional Knowledge 5
Working Methods for Creative Practice 1 5
 
   
       
Working Methods for Creative Practice 2 5  
   
       
Creativity and Arts Activities in the Structures and Processes of Social and Health Fields 5
   
     
   
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Developing the Use of Creativity and Arts in Promoting Health and Well-being
                     
Multidisciplinary Co-creation Project 5
Research Methods and Skills 5
 
   
       
Master’s Thesis 30
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Elective Studies
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 51.618.433.418.418.416.616.69.19.19.19.1

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Description

Graduates of the Master’s Programme are professionals specialised in the use of creativity and arts to promote health, well-being and inclusion. They can use the potential of creativity to support people’s lives and well-being, to promote the realization of cultural rights, to assess the effectiveness of activities and to reform professional practices, structures and thinking. Creativity and possibilities for its versatile expressions, as well as cultural activities and arts experiences, belong to everybody as part of a fulfilled and meaningful life.

CRASH - Creativity and Arts in Social and Health Fields - Master’s Degree programme provides the students with strong expertise in the use of creativity and arts to promote well-being, in developer, reformer, expert and managerial roles in different working environments, in culture and arts fields and, where applicable, also in national or international expert positions in social and health care. Our graduates work as innovative reformers of multidisciplinary practices, providing solutions related to health, well-being, creativity and inclusion.

The programme is carried out as blended learning. The participants study in a multidisciplinary group consisting of experts from cultural, social and health fields. A special feature in CRASH Master’s Degree programme is multidisciplinary collaboration that starts at the outset of studies and continues throughout the programme. The students’ working communities contribute to the studies and new contacts will be created, for example, in the networks of Metropolia RDI projects and networks of other stakeholders. Learning is further supported by expert lectures, workshops, project and peer group work and guidance.
CRASH studies combine latest research with pragmatic working life development. Collaboration with international partners is an integral part of the programme, which opens up inspiring perspectives into international development of the field. University of the Arts Helsinki is also involved in CRASH collaboration: certain courses are jointly organized to the Metropolia Master’s Degree students and the Master’s Degree students of the University of the Arts Helsinki.

Objective

The student
• Is able to recognise how well-being, health and inclusion in society may be promoted by the use of creativity and arts.
• Is able to utilise creativity and arts to promote well-being, health and inclusion in different contexts.
• Is able to utilise evidence-based theoretical, practical and experiential information in professional practice and development.
• Is able to reform professional practices and organizational structures to find solutions to social challenges with the support of creativity and arts.
• Is able to implement and manage co-creation processes in multidisciplinary groups.
• Is able to communicate and operate in a convincing manner in international, multidisciplinary collaboration.